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'Girona' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Girona
Bred by Pedro (Pere) Dot (Spain, 1936).
Introduced in France by Henri Guillot in 1936 as 'Girona'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1938 as 'Girona'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1939 as 'Girona'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Red to pink, yellow reverse.  Strong, damask fragrance.  up to 30 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, spreading.  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Very vigorous.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
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